Kevin Macdonald has made a deal with New Regency to develop and direct “The End of Eternity,” the 1955 Isaac Asimov novel the financier-producer acquired late in the fall.
Vince Gerardis is producing.
Futuristic tale concerns a ruling class called Eternity whose members can manipulate time and alter history.
The director is following up the newspaper drama “State of Play” with “Eagle of the Ninth,” a second-century Roman military drama for Focus Features.
Endeavor and U.K.-based United rep Macdonald.
Eli Kirschner is executive producing.
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